A sports field that will accommodate those who are disabled is closer to reality. A groundbreaking of the new Miracle League field in Jonesboro takes place next Tuesday. KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks about the new field and files this report.
The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Delta Cultural Center and Helena Advertising and Promotion Commission will sponsor a three-day commemoration of the Battle of Helena Friday through Sunday. KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with Community Outreach Director of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Mark Christ about this weekend's activities, as well as Arkansas' role in the Civil War and the Battle of Helena.
Singer-songwriter Pierce Pettis is performing two concerts Saturday night in Jonesboro. This "songwriter's songwriter" has recorded 10 albums of songs that include "You Move Me" which was recorded by Garth Brooks. Pettis will appear in concert Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at TheArts@311 on South Church in Jonesboro, just south of the intersection of Huntington and Church. He will present a second set of songs at 9:00 pm with seating preference given to those who weren't able to get seats for the earlier set.
City employees are in a new city hall, located at an old bank building at 300 South Church Street in Jonesboro. The new location is described as being a "one-stop" shop for Jonesboro citizens. In November, the city's engineering, planning, and inspection will also come to the new city hall. KASU's Johnathan Reaves visited the new building and has this report.